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Background population: how does it affect LR based forensic voice comparison?

Kinoshita, Yuko; Ishihara, Shunichi


This article investigates to what extent and in what ways the size of the background population affects the outcome of likelihood ratio (LR) based forensic voice comparison. While sample size is known to affect the accuracy of statistical modelling, specific effects in the context of forensic voice comparison are not yet understood. Forensic voice comparison analysts need to work with limited data, but it is unclear how this might impact on the LR-based evaluation of evidence. In this article,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Speech Language and the Law
DOI: 10.1558/ijsll.v21i2.191


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